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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

Hamilton Watch Stars in ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’

Long associated with Hollywood – having starred in hundreds of movies since the 1950’s — Hamilton Watch once again shares the action-packed spotlight in the upcoming movie, A Good Day to Die Hard. Being released in February with blockbuster action star Bruce Willis the 20th Century Fox film will feature Hamilton’s new Khaki X-Patrol and…

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Watch Education Video: How Luxury Watch Cases are Made

While every luxury watch brand has its own process for creating watch cases, Panerai has created this intriguing, to-the-point video of its cases being made. Located on the Lake of Neuchâtel, one of the oldest horological cities in Switzerland, the Panerai Manufacture combines tradition and state-of-the-art innovation in building its timepieces. The cases are generally…

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Audemars Piguet’s Brand Ambassador Leo Messi Wins Big

This year started well for Audemars Piguet’s brand ambassador and soccer superstar Leo Messi, who won his fourth consecutive Ballon d’Or award. This is a voted award (by soccer journalists, national coaches and team captions). This is the fourth consecutive year Messi won and represents a record-breaking honor in the world of soccer. Messi scored…

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Patek Philippe Dome Clocks – Uniquely Rare and Beautiful Handcrafts

Handcrafts of ultimate luxury, Patek Philippe’s Dome Clocks are exquisitely made with passion and perfection. Each Patek Philippe dome table clocks is a unique piece – built with superb movements and hand-enameled individually with depictions of fairy tales and other stuff that dreams are made of. Each clock is a work of art, a wonder…

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Private Screening: Calling All Watch Collectors

The fine watch industry’s leading market research company, LGI Network – is launching the first-ever in-depth survey of luxury timepiece collectors. As one of the leading blogs, www.Atimelyperspective.com encourages you to enroll as a member of this elite panel of participants. If you qualify as a participant, you will be able to voice your opinions…

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Off the Cuff: A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Automatic

Recently, on a 3-continent tour with A. Lange & Sohne to witness its newest boutique openings, I had the amazing opportunity to spend the week with the Ladies Saxonia Automatic on my wrist. This watch is beautiful – simply, elegantly, comfortably beautiful. The 18-karat pink gold watch house sthe Lange manufacture caliber L086.4 self-winding movement…

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Weekend Sojourn: Jean-Claude Biver’s Cheese

I’ve known Jean-Claude Biver for almost three decades … since he launched the Blancpain brand in the early 1980’s. Biver, the CEO of Hublot, is known globally as one of the most successful, and exuberant executives in the Swiss watch industry. He is also the maker of some of the most exclusive cheese in the…

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Concord‘s C1 BlackSpider Tourbillon

By Stephen Walsh Since its total overhaul in watch design several years ago, Concord has garnered an amazing following of collectors and connoisseurs who enjoy the boldness and individuality of the C1 and C Lab collections. Now the brand presents one more extremely bold creation in its C Lab Series:  the C1 BlackSpider Tourbillon in…

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Watch Education: What Exactly is a Chronograph

Chronograph watches — we write about them all the time. Lately, though, with the holidays on us and some watch lovers looking to buy watches as gifts, we had a lot of interested readers asking questions about chronographs. Here, we try to outline the basics about what exactly a chronograph watch is and how it…

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